[LLVMdev] Documentation on LLVM type system

Chris Lattner sabre at nondot.org
Thu May 4 09:34:53 PDT 2006

On Thu, 4 May 2006, Nai Xia wrote:
> Is there any description of the type system of LLVM more detailed  than
> ProgrammersManual.html ?

Nope, that's it.

> I am a newbie to LLVM and I spent quite some time browsering the source 
> code trying to truly understand the type resolution example in the 
> ProgrammersManual.html (e.g. Why "NewSTy" is potentially invalidated, 
> how StrutTy is updated,etc). So I think a documentation on the overall 
> logical structure of this design maybe rather helpful to all newbies :)

Is there a specific question you have?  If so, I can update the document. 
Note however, that those details should not be needed by 95% of the people 
using LLVM to do stuff.  What are you trying to do?



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